If one area is feeling off, it can shake your whole life up quite a bit. Don’t underestimate how taking care of little issues in your life can make a big positive impact in many areas.
Finally, don’t shy away from trusting yourself to know what is right for you. I’ve learned a lot in the past year, but maybe nothing more empowering than learning to trust my own choices and feelings. Continue reading A Heart Of Glass Turns One
The biggest thing I can encourage you to do is not to feel guilty for treating yourself over the holidays and reacting by feeling the need to work it all off at the gym next week. It’s important to remember that we don’t have to feel bad about indulging over the holidays, we should be grateful that we get to. Yes maybe we went a little overboard on the amount cinnamon coffee cake and hot chocolate but that’s a blessing to be able to enjoy that. Continue reading Post Christmas Pudge
We live in a a society that wants us to be constantly outputting work and thoughtful ideas and be ‘productive’, and that can be so stressful. But I want to say today, if you’re putting forward your best effort in life, showing up and trying, then you’re winning. Continue reading Vienna
Do you remember how exciting it was to stay home sick from school when you were little? Getting to be pampered, stay home to watch movies and drink soup. But now that I’m older it’s a little less fun. Maybe because being in university there was never a ‘good time’ to be sick and you had to push through to keep up with assignments. And now that … Continue reading Sick Day
Depending on how your body processes coffee, it might not appear to have an impact on your stress levels, and it doesn’t always impact people in the same way. However, it is always important to be mindful of how much you are consuming and connecting the dots between how we are feeling and how the things we eat and drink might cause those physiological reactions. Continue reading Moderation is Cool
Hi, my name is Emilia and I hate cardio.
Really and truly, I do. And yet Kait asked me to write about physical health.
Let me explain…
As a kinesiology/nutrition student and an athlete-turned-couch-potato-turned-yogi, I think I have a pretty unique perspective on physical health. I’m going to focus in on exercise here (even though there are so so many more important components, some of which I may be covering in future blog posts) and what I’ve learned through my experience and my studies. Continue reading Confessions of Someone with Zero Upper Body Strength